I Want to Encourage Organ Donation.

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 54 People

    A Living Donor

    I want to encourage organ donation because it needs help. Five years ago, I gave a kidney to Bob Hickey, a stranger. It was such an experience; being able to give a kidney to this man was an honor I hope others feel as I did. We just celebrated our five year anniversary since the...
    smitty09 smitty09
    36-40, M
    Nov 23, 2009

    Please.

    My friend Betty's daughter is only alive today because a stranger signed his organ donation card.  Because this man (his gender and I think age is all that was disclosed to the recipients) was willing to share organs he no longer needed, my friend still has a daughter.A family...
    Plaid Plaid
    31-35, F
    Nov 3, 2011

    Dont Take Them With You.

    I feel that upon death if organs can help someone else live then maybe we should consider donating.  I think of myself with a husband and small children. What if I were to get sick and needed a transplant? I sure would want to be around for my family.
    Abriee Abriee
    36-40, F
    Jul 26, 2008

    My Story, My Family

    We didn't have alot of money but I had a son I loved and a boyfriend who loved us both. I just started a new job and didn't have insurance yet. I was feeling sick but not like with a cold. I thought I might be pregnant. My friend said I should go the the doctor. That night my...
    doll327 doll327
    46-50
    Jun 14, 2012
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